Halichoeres nigrescens was reported from 26 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 25 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa and Persian Gulf to East Indian region (excluding Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands); north to China and Taiwan; south to Australia.
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Table 1: Present in 25 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 9710
Asia Indonesia IDN native 8631
Asia Japan JPN native 48636
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Asia Singapore SGP native 28618
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4392
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 28618
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG misidentification 90102

Table 4: Reported from 26 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 9710
Asia Indonesia IDN native 8631
Asia Japan JPN native 48636
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG misidentification 90102
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Asia Singapore SGP native 28618
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4392
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 28618
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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